Word of Mouth: Andalusia, Spain

Take a culinary road trip around this charming region

Anchored by the towns of Seville and Granada, Andalusia extends along Spain’s southern coast and is defined by two historically significant delicacies: sherry and jamón ibérico de bellota, ham from free-range pigs that feed on acorns in the surrounding UNESCO-protected forests. Once you’ve checked off the gateway cities’ main sights like the Alcázar castle and Alhambra palace, embark on a food-fueled road trip through the …

Word of Mouth: NYC’s Governors Island

From sustainable oysters to pétanque courts and a verdant "dinner and dancing" destination

Offering some of the most extraordinary views of Lower Manhattan and the Hudson River, not to mention serene sunsets and picturesque sailing scenes, Governors Island is a brief ferry ride from South Street’s Battery Maritime Building (and several Brooklyn piers on weekends). Over the last few years, the verdant 172-acre island has transformed from the site of exclusive marquee events to a full-fledged hospitality destination. With a …

Word of Mouth: Eco-Conscious Dining in Aarhus, Denmark

Cocktails and culinary delights with a focus on seasonal, hyper-local ingredients

Denmark’s capital city, Copenhagen, is known around the globe for its design and culinary scenes (with the latter including Noma, the famed restaurant that’s arguably responsible for putting high-end green gastronomy experiences on the map). But two hours away by train, the charming city of Aarhus has been quietly revolutionizing dining. Just as the pandemic focused a spotlight on local destinations in the States, Danish …